Jazz Dance Classes in Fairfield, CT

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At D’Valda & Sirico, anyone can learn to dance jazz

Our Jazz dance classes offer a comprehensive and engaging experience for dancers of all levels. Each session begins with a dynamic warmup designed to prepare your body for the demands of the class. Following the warmup, we focus on strengthening exercises to build the muscle and flexibility necessary for Jazz dance.

The class also includes an across-the-floor segment, which incorporates a variety of techniques and movements such as isolations, jumps, turns, and progressions. This portion of the class is designed to enhance your agility, coordination, and overall dance technique.

Our Approach to Jazz Dance Classes

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Dance Lessons Should Be Fun!

We understand that your initial attraction to jazz dance is what brings you to our school, but it’s the fun and exhilaration that keeps you coming back! Our aim is for every student to fall in LOVE with their jazz dance lessons, journeying through an enriching path of progress and discovery. We infuse “fun” into the fundamental steps of jazz dance!

Our adept staff balances superior jazz dance instruction with an inventive, student-centered approach, allowing dancers to explore and enhance their passion for music and jazz dance. Whether it’s your first experience in a dance studio or you’re an experienced jazz dancer, our instructors are dedicated to helping you rapidly progress towards your goals – all while ensuring the journey is enjoyable and lively.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

Healthy technique is critical to lifelong enjoyment of the dance. Our first priority is teaching strong fundamentals, including safe stretching, technique, vocabulary, and choreography. We believe that thoughtful instruction is essential to dance development and safeguards students from injury.

Once the fundamentals are in place, you can design your journey. Our qualified teachers will assist you in developing your dance and exploring different styles and programs. Learn with us as we infuse elements of performance throughout the year along with year-end recitals into our well-rounded approach to fostering dance excellence

Start Your Dance Class with Excellent ANNUAL Prices!

Weekly

1 Class/Week

$900

Annually

Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

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Weekly

2 Classes/Week

$1800

Annually

Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

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Weekly

3 Classes/Week

$2445

Annually

Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

Learn more about affordable packages here.

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“They have a professional staff, handpicked by the directors for their skills and performance experience. The music center was a bonus for me for my daughter’s interest in playing piano and performing in concert, all coordinated thru this one inclusive studio.”

— Lorraine Fantegrossi

“You can’t sing one note or dance one step without all the teachers noticing you because everyone at studio gets noticed. I love being a part of the Competition team. It keeps me busy in a good way and the extra classes are also amazing.”

— Ashley Meyerson

“My children are learning dance and music from the best in the business but more importantly, they are learning independence, grace, courage, stamina and kindness.”

— Keri O’Conner

Starting dance is as easy as 1-2-3!

Together we explore students’ dance goals.

We match students with one of our expert instructors.

Start dancing! Parents get progress updates as we prepare for performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the qualifications and experience of the dance instructors?

Our team is comprised of passionate and qualified professionals. All teachers participate in our classroom training and background checks. Many have performance experience and/or relevant degrees and are passionate about sharing their love for the art form with the next generation.

What age groups do you teach jazz dance lessons?

We have different groups for jazz styles and age groups. We teach all skill levels, from ages 5 to 18. You can see the schedule and age groups here.

When should my child start jazz classes?

Many dancers start class as young as preschool age, but dance is an activity that can be started at any age.

What are the benefits of jazz dance for young children?

The benefits of jazz dance for young children include improved coordination, social skills, and self-expression. 

How often are jazz dance classes held?

We offer weekly jazz dance classes. You can see our schedule here.

What should my child wear to class and what should we bring?

You can learn more about the dance attire for the classes here

How can I support my child’s learning?

Support your child’s learning by practicing basic movements at home, incorporating music into playtime, and celebrating their dance experiences.

Do you offer private lessons?

The studio offers private dance lessons to give students that one on one attention. Preparation for college auditions, theater auditions and to help students to gain confidence, strength and technique.

Are there placement classes for students?

Yes. We provide evaluations for current students and appointments for assessments for new students to ensure students are enrolled in the appropriate level for their skills and experience.

Are there any opportunities for older students to participate in workshops or master classes?

Yes! We regularly post workshops and masterclasses with guest artists and industry professionals tailored to our more serious students. Career counseling and guidance are also offered to dancers aspiring to pursue professional careers, including audition preparation and industry insights.